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Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler was a German astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer. He is a key figure in the 17th-century scientific revolution, best known for his laws of planetary motion, and his books Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi, and Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae. These works also provided one of the foundations for Newton's theory of universal gravitation... Read More

Born27 December 1571
Free Imperial City of Weil der Stadt, Holy Roman Empire
Died15 November 1630 (aged 58)
Free Imperial City of Regensburg, Holy Roman Empire
FieldsAstronomy, astrology, mathematics and natural philosophy
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